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Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

LESS than one in ten ambulance callouts for potentially life-threatening emergencies in rural areas arrive within the target time of eight minutes, a shocking new reporthas revealed. And while this increases to more than four in ten in the cases of less urgent calls – which have a target arrival time of 19 minutes – […]

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Suspicious approaches to Limerick children under investigation

Suspicious approaches to Limerick children under investigation

THREE attempted abductions or suspicious approaches to children in Limerick are currently under Garda investigation. Earlier this month, a County Limerick couple were with their 10-year-old daughter in a shopping centre when a man approached the young girl and tried to lure her outside with money. The girl’s father told the Limerick Post that “thankfully, my […]

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Jan never promised Kelly

Jan never promised Kelly

LIMERICK Labour Party Deputy, Jan O’Sullivan, has told the Limerick Post that she never promised to support Alan Kelly in his failed bid for leadership of the party. As the row over Brendan Howlin’s unopposed election as party leader continued this week, the former Education Minister said: “At no stage did I tell Alan Kelly […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

LESS than one in ten ambulance callouts for potentially life-threatening emergencies in rural areas arrive within the target time of eight minutes, a shocking new reporthas revealed. And while this increases to more than four in ten in the cases of less urgent calls – which have a target arrival time of 19 minutes – […]

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Jan never promised Kelly

Jan never promised Kelly

LIMERICK Labour Party Deputy, Jan O’Sullivan, has told the Limerick Post that she never promised to support Alan Kelly in his failed bid for leadership of the party. As the row over Brendan Howlin’s unopposed election as party leader continued this week, the former Education Minister said: “At no stage did I tell Alan Kelly […]

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Men to be charged over crucifixion style attack in Limerick

Men to be charged over crucifixion style attack in Limerick

THREE men are to appear in court in Limerick this Thursday morning charged in connection with a vicious attack where a man was beaten and had his feet nailed to a kitchen floor last year. Last November, a 51-year-old furniture dealer was lured to a house on the Southside of the city where he was beaten by a […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

THE OLD Crescent RFC AGM was held in the Rosbrien clubhouse on Tuesday evening, 24 May 2016, at which Pat Monaghan was elected President for the 2016-17 season.  Pat played his rugby with Old Crescent in his younger days and has been involved in coaching in the club at all senior levels for many years.  […]

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Soccer – The Green Machine

Soccer – The Green Machine

A HAT-TRICK from John O’Flynn helped Limerick FC to a comfortable 5-2 win over Leinster Senior League side Bluebell United in their Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup clash at Markets Field on Saturday. Chris Mulhall opened the scoring for the Super Blues after 13 minutes and Shane Tracy had a penalty saved before O’Flynn hit […]

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Rugby – Ireland Men’s Sevens Squads for Amsterdam and Newcastle 7s

Rugby – Ireland Men’s Sevens Squads for Amsterdam and Newcastle 7s

As the Ireland Men’s Sevens squad gear up for the European Championships in Malmoe, Sweden and the Olympic Repechage in Monaco in June, the Ireland Sevens management team have confirmed two squads to take part in the Amsterdam 7s Invitational and the Newcastle 7s Festival this weekend. The team that will travel to Amsterdam, which […]

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LIFESTYLE

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

HERE’S a beaut for Saturday May 28 at Belltable. Billed as ‘Home Thoughts – Poetry, Memoir and Song’. Limerick Writer Centre presents folk singer Eleanor Shanley and poet Gerald Dawe for a session of readings and songs. Their selection is based on places Dawe has written about, be it poetry or prose. The Belfast man […]

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Reginald D Hunter: stand-up, sex appeal and soul

Reginald D Hunter: stand-up, sex appeal and soul

“Have I Got News For You is new-comedian proof. I will tell anybody who is about to do HIGNFY, they have been making the show so long and everybody is so good at what they do, that no matter how bad or good you do, you will not f*ck up the show.” ONE of comedy’s coolest customers […]

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Pick the Euros Soccer Championship winner and win a new TV from Soundstore

Pick the Euros Soccer Championship winner and win a new TV from Soundstore

PICK the right country to win the Euros and you could get a brand new TV for free! Are you sure you know who’s going to win the European Soccer Championships? And would you like a new TV? Then Soundstore has the perfect offer for you. Their European Championship money-back offer is the latest great […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

HERE’S a beaut for Saturday May 28 at Belltable. Billed as ‘Home Thoughts – Poetry, Memoir and Song’. Limerick Writer Centre presents folk singer Eleanor Shanley and poet Gerald Dawe for a session of readings and songs. Their selection is based on places Dawe has written about, be it poetry or prose. The Belfast man […]

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Reginald D Hunter: stand-up, sex appeal and soul

Reginald D Hunter: stand-up, sex appeal and soul

“Have I Got News For You is new-comedian proof. I will tell anybody who is about to do HIGNFY, they have been making the show so long and everybody is so good at what they do, that no matter how bad or good you do, you will not f*ck up the show.” ONE of comedy’s coolest customers […]

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Fine dramatics emerge from Frank O’Connor’s short stories

Fine dramatics emerge from Frank O’Connor’s short stories

PAT Talbot is a veteran producer, well known for heading up artistic direction at Cork’s Everyman Theatre. His show ‘God Bless the Child’ toured nationally to acclaim last year, with Talbot adapting Frank O’Connor’s stories to the stage. It is Talbot’s concept and he is director; we can enjoy the show this Saturday May 28 […]

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PHOTOS

Socials – UL Presidents Dinner 2016

Socials – UL Presidents Dinner 2016

In excess of 300 sports personalities, philanthropic and business leaders attended the annual University of Limerick President’s Gala Dinner organised by the UL Foundation. A new suite of Sports Scholarships were formally launched at the event, designed to support elite athletes in pursuing and excelling in their sport while also undertaking study at the University […]

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Music Generation National Schools Event

Music Generation National Schools Event

OVER 1,200 children attended the Music Generation Limerick City National School Event in the University of Limerick Arena on Monday May 16. It was Music Generation’s second National Schools Song Summit timed to coincide with and mark the end of the school year. Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme funded in part by […]

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Pics – Corbally Community Games

Pics – Corbally Community Games

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Other Recent Stories

Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

| May 27, 2016

THE OLD Crescent RFC AGM was held in the Rosbrien clubhouse on Tuesday evening, 24 May 2016, at which Pat Monaghan was elected President for the 2016-17 season.  Pat played his rugby with Old Crescent in his younger days and has been involved in coaching in the club at all senior levels for many years.  […]

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Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

| May 27, 2016

LESS than one in ten ambulance callouts for potentially life-threatening emergencies in rural areas arrive within the target time of eight minutes, a shocking new reporthas revealed. And while this increases to more than four in ten in the cases of less urgent calls – which have a target arrival time of 19 minutes – […]

Continue Reading

Soccer – The Green Machine

Soccer – The Green Machine

| May 27, 2016

A HAT-TRICK from John O’Flynn helped Limerick FC to a comfortable 5-2 win over Leinster Senior League side Bluebell United in their Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup clash at Markets Field on Saturday. Chris Mulhall opened the scoring for the Super Blues after 13 minutes and Shane Tracy had a penalty saved before O’Flynn hit […]

Continue Reading

Rugby – Ireland Men’s Sevens Squads for Amsterdam and Newcastle 7s

Rugby – Ireland Men’s Sevens Squads for Amsterdam and Newcastle 7s

| May 27, 2016

As the Ireland Men’s Sevens squad gear up for the European Championships in Malmoe, Sweden and the Olympic Repechage in Monaco in June, the Ireland Sevens management team have confirmed two squads to take part in the Amsterdam 7s Invitational and the Newcastle 7s Festival this weekend. The team that will travel to Amsterdam, which […]

Continue Reading

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

Home Thoughts from a poet frequently abroad

| May 27, 2016

HERE’S a beaut for Saturday May 28 at Belltable. Billed as ‘Home Thoughts – Poetry, Memoir and Song’. Limerick Writer Centre presents folk singer Eleanor Shanley and poet Gerald Dawe for a session of readings and songs. Their selection is based on places Dawe has written about, be it poetry or prose. The Belfast man […]

Continue Reading

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